Laura Ashley The Belsfield Hotel
“Naturally friendly and helpful staff and rooms with lake views” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Sitting in six-acre grounds and affording some of the finest views of Lake Windermere from its elevated position, this imposing hotel offers comfortable accommodation. A number of the bedrooms and the restaurant have stunning lake views, and the bistro provides a more informal dining option. Relax and take afternoon tea in the elegant drawing room or library.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 62
- Family rooms: 5
- Bedrooms Ground: 10
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Gym available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 68
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £149
- Double room, minimum price: £159
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 130
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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